The Times Book of English Verse
Times Books, 2004 - English poetry - 703 pages
The most comprehensive survey of English Verse available, covering seven centuries, from Chaucer to Heaney, and including longer poems - such as Paradise Lost and The Prelude - in their entirety.
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275 “ The earth was formed , but in the womb as yet Of waters , embryon immature involved , Appeared not : over all the face of earth Main ocean flowed , not idle ; but , with warm Prolific humour soft'ning all her globe , Fermented the ...
Already by thy reasoning this I guess , Who art to lead thy offspring , and supposest That bodies bright and greater should not serve The less not bright , nor heaven such journeys run , Earth sitting still , when she alone receives The ...
A VISION LOVE LIES BEYOND THE TOMB LOVE lies beyond The tomb , the earth , which fades like dew ! I love the fond , The thf and the true . I LOST the love of heaven above , I spurned the lust of earth below , I felt the sweets of ...
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A comprehensive survey of the best poetry writtten in English, ranging across seven centuries from Chaucer to Heaney. Lightly annotated with clear explanations - one of the major advantages of this ... Read full review
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